Effect of Educational Program on Vulvitis Prevention Among Nursing Students
American Journal of Nursing Science
Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2018, Pages: 254-267
Received: Nov. 7, 2018; Accepted: Nov. 23, 2018; Published: Jan. 2, 2019
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Somaya Ouda Abd EL-Menim, Obstetric and Woman Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
Huda Abdalla Moursi, Community Health Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
Ahlam Elahmady Mohamed Sarhan, Community Health Nursing, Benha University, Benha, Egypt
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of educational program on vulvitis prevention among nursing students Research design: A quasi-experimental design was utilized. Setting: This study was conducted at Faculty of Nursing, Benha University. Sample: convenient sample included two hundred and fifty nursing students female all enrolled in first academic years. Tools of data collection1) a structured interviewing sheet to collect data about socio-demographic characteristics, menstrual and gynecological history and knowledge of nursing students regarding vulvitis 2) reported practices assessment 3) modified likert scale for students' attitude regarding vulvitis. Results: there were general improvements regarding students' knowledge, attitude and practice regarding prevention of vulvitis with highly significant (P ≤ 0.001) difference after educational Program. The mother was the main sources of knowledge to students (60%). There was insignificant relation between students' total knowledge, total attitude and total practice scores with their age. Conclusion: The implementation of educational Program significantly improved students’ knowledge, practices and attitude towards prevention of vulvitis. There were positive high statistically significant correlations between students' total knowledge, total practices and total attitude scores after educational Program. Recommendation: Provide students booklets and pamphlet about healthy habits and measures to prevent infection in reproductive system. Replication of the study on a larger sample and in different geographical areas in Egypt is recommended for generalization of findings.
Educational Program, Vulvitis, Prevention
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Somaya Ouda Abd EL-Menim, Huda Abdalla Moursi, Ahlam Elahmady Mohamed Sarhan, Effect of Educational Program on Vulvitis Prevention Among Nursing Students, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 7, No. 6, 2018, pp. 254-267. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20180706.19
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